Fly into the Mystery
Six films of cryptic connections and dreamlike narratives. Includes Lewis Klahr, Laida Lertxundi, and Beatrice Gibson’s new work based on a score by Cornelius Cardew.
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A Lax Riddle Unit
‘In a Los Angeles interior, moving walls for loss. Practicing a song to a loved one. A film of the feminine structuring body.’ (Laida Lertxundi)
Strangers in a strange land. As the narrator recounts a dream by composer Cornelius Cardew, the viewer is transported from the hills of Snowdonia to a mental landscape where sci-fi commingles with sexual fantasy.
Well Then There Now
Loosely interpreting a scenario by John Zorn, Klahr uses subconscious logic to weave strands of suspense from collaged images and fragments of voiceover.
‘A film filled with clues and stray transmissions built on the bad geometry of point-of-view shots.’
The layered imagery of Geiser’s uncanny animations suggest surreal worlds and spectral presences. ‘I was wide awake, in a dream.’
The Tiger’s Mind
Again referencing Cardew, Gibson’s new project The Tiger’s Mind takes his 1967 text score and applies it to the process of making a collaborative film, for which each contributor assumes the role of a character. The result is an abstract psychodrama and crime thriller set against the backdrop of a modernist house. Commissioned by The Showroom and CAC Bretigny.
Total running time c67 mins
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